Judge Strikes Wal-Mart Juice False Advertising Class Action

A proposed false advertising class action lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was denied Class certification and stricken by the presiding federal judge on March 31, due to a “shotgun pleading” technicality. The now stricken Wal-Mart class action lawsuit filed in Florida federal… Read More »

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Semi Truck Accidents: Understanding Your Legal Rights

Semi trucks involved in collisions with automobiles often end with catastrophic results. The sheer size and nature of semi truck accidents (also called 18-wheelers) can leave smaller cars crushed, rolled over, thrown off the road, or even trapped under the massive trailer... Read More »

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Perfect Multi-Gym Has Dangerous Defect, Class Action Says

Last week, a class action lawsuit was filed against sporting goods company Implus Footcare LLC, alleging that its pull-up bars contain a defect that can severely injure or even kill users. The class action lawsuit, filed in California federal court by lead… Read More »

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Xarelto Lawsuits Over Internal Bleeding Risks Continue

A dozen plaintiffs recently filed a Xarelto lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer Healthcare, accusing the drug manufacturers of failing to properly warn about the bleeding risks associated with their new-generation blood thinner. The Xarelto bleeding lawsuit states that if Janssen Pharmaceuticals... Read More »

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Judge Tosses Hershey Class Action Over Antioxidant Claims

A false advertising class action lawsuit filed against The Hershey Co. over alleged antioxidant claims on its product labels was dismissed Tuesday by a California federal judge, who said that it isn’t likely that a reasonable consumer would be misled. U.S. District… Read More »

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Study: Risperdal Side Effects Include Male Breast Growth

An important new study done by a team of researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada confirms a clear link between the use of the widely used antipsychotic drug Risperdal and male breast growth, or gynecomastia. Using the information from... Read More »

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Capital One Settles $4.4M Class Action Over Repossessed Cars

A class action settlement has been reached between Capital One NA and a class of borrowers who allege that they were not properly notified that their repossessed vehicles were being sold at a public auction, violating Maryland law. Under the class action… Read More »

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Judge Denies Reconsideration for Cymbalta Withdrawal Case

According to a federal judge’s ruling in a November 2014 Cymbalta withdrawal lawsuit, he maintained that Cymbalta’s drug warning label sufficiently warned consumers of possible antidepressant discontinuation syndrome, even though plaintiffs allege drug maker Eli Lilly left out important clinical trial statistics.... Read More »

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FDA Warns of Cipro Peripheral Neuropathy Risks

In August of 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning that fluoroquinolone antibiotics could be linked to peripheral neuropathy, or widespread nerve damage in the body. The fluoroquinolone antibiotics include drugs like Cipro. Peripheral neuropathy is a type of... Read More »

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Ovarian Cancer Study Suggests Baby Powder A Risk Factor

The issue of talcum powder and ovarian cancer is complex, and various research studies have observed a wide variety of associations between the use of talcum powder and consumers' development of ovarian cancer. However, the U.S. legal system often has a different... Read More »

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Injury Prompts Pinnacle Metal-On-Metal Hip Implant Lawsuit

A Pinnacle hip implant lawsuit was filed against DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, alleging a Massachusetts woman suffered injuries after receiving a Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip replacement. Plaintiff Kenee G. filed a metal-on-metal hip implant lawsuit against DePuy in January... Read More »

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Melanoma Causes May Include Viagra

According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 76,000 cases of melanoma are diagnosed per year in the United States. Interestingly enough, the majority of these cases show from middle-aged and elderly men who had used Viagra or other erectile dysfunction drugs at some... Read More »

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